New Director of Engineering & Transportation
West Vancouver, BC: The District of West Vancouver is very pleased to announce the promotion of Raymond Fung as Director, Engineering and Transportation.
Raymond Fung has earned a Degree in Civil Engineering and a Master of Engineering in Water Resources from UBC. He has worked for various consulting firms in the Vancouver area, before joining the City of North Vancouver and then City of Richmond. While with North Vancouver City, Ray spearheaded the initial feasibility studies on municipal energy sources that led to the creation of the Lonsdale Energy Corporation.
Raymond Fung has been Manager of Utilities with the District of West Vancouver since 2002. He has been instrumental in undertaking the Universal Water Metering Project, as well as construction of the water treatment facility at Eagle Lake. Ray’s recent involvement in professional associations includes Chair of the Green Infrastructure Partnership, a consortium of organizations which share a vision of making practices that support “smart growth” principles more prevalent in communities across BC. Ray also currently serves as a Peer Reviewer for the Federation of Canadian Municipalities’ Green Municipal Fund Program. Chief Administrative Officer, Grant McRadu adds, “Ray has demonstrated strong leadership over the past year, and the District is lucky to have such a qualified candidate in-house.”
As Director, Engineering and Transportation, Raymond Fung will provide oversight of the Divisional functions that include roads, transportation, water, sanitary sewer, storm drainage, garbage and recycling, and the Blue Bus transit system. Ray has been Acting Director of Engineering and Transportation over the past year as the incumbent, Emil Barth, is on extended medical leave. The District wishes to acknowledge Emil Barth’s contribution over the past three years as Director.
“I am very excited to take over the full Engineering portfolio and build upon the initiatives that Emil Barth supported,” says Raymond Fung.